Most people would argue that, as Wolverine, Hugh Jackman has been close to perfect, When compared to the comic book character there's are really only a couple items that haven't worked out quite right. First, Jackman is too tall, and second, he's never worn the iconic yellow costume. Director James Mangold, who directed both The Wolverine and Logan, says that part of the reason the recognizable costume has never appeared is because he simply doesn't see why this version of Wolverine would ever wear it.
In the very first X-Men movie, Wolverine makes a snide comment about the black uniforms that the team wears, and is asked if he'd prefer yellow spandex. It's the only time the classic outfit is referenced, and it's done in such a way to imply that Logan doesn't really understand the point of wearing a uniform at all. While the character has worn uniforms on film when working with other X-Men, he's never done it in his solo films. We can't really argue with James Mangold's comments to Screen Rant. While Logan has certainly come around as the character has evolved on screen, he's still something of a lone wolf. Does it really make sense that he would have a special outfit for fighting bad guys? Does he care that much about clothes?
Based on this information, it would seem that any indication that Hugh Jackman might put on the yellow and brown for his swan song in Logan would seem to be false flags. While there had been some teasing that such a thing might happen, it looks like we might only see Wolverine's original look in the comic books we see in the movie.
Do you wish Logan had put on the old school costume or is this version of Wolverine better without it? Let us know what you think in the comments.
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